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Head and neck from a marble figure

Period:
Early Cycladic II
Date:
2700–2500 B.C.
Culture:
Cycladic
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
preserved H. 2 9/16 in. (6.6 cm) width 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Arthur Darby Nock Bequest, in honor of Gisela M. A. Richter, 1969
Accession Number:
69.11.5
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 151
Traces of red paint survive on the cheeks and on the top of the head.
Hendrix, Elizabeth. 1998. "Painted Ladies of the Early Bronze Age." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 55 (3): pp. 7-8, 15, figs. 4-5.

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